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24 Jones Waldo Attorneys Named ‘Best Lawyers in America’


Jones Waldo is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC).

The 24 Jones Waldo attorneys and their specialty areas are:


  • Robinson M. Alston – Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Timothy B. Anderson – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Bruce E. Babcock – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law
  • Thomas G. Berggren – Real Estate Law
  • Stephen C. Clark – Commercial Litigation
  • Angus Edwards – Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Insurance
  • Paul M. Harman – Real Estate Law
  • Lynn C. Harris – Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
  • Timothy C. Houpt – Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
  • Lucy B. Jenkins – Environmental Law
  • Rick L. Knuth – Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Eric P. Lee – Commercial Litigation
  • James S. Lowrie – Commercial Litigation, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Litigation-Real Estate
  • Craig R. Mariger – Construction Law, Litigation-Construction
  • Lori W. Nelson – Family Law
  • Michael Patrick O’Brien – Employment Law-Management, Litigation-First Amendment, Litigation-Labor & Employment
  • Ronald S. Poelman – Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • George W. Pratt – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Keven M. Rowe – Real Estate Law
  • Jeffrey Weston Shields – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • George R. Sutton –  Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Nathan D. Thomas ­– Commercial Litigation
  • Glen D. Watkins –  Real Estate Law
  • Randon W. Wilson –  Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

New to the list are Robinson M. Alston, Angus Edwards and Nathan D. Thomas, increasing Jones Waldo’s “Best Lawyers in America” from 21 in 2014 to 24 in 2015.

First published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America© compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which almost 50,000 leading lawyers cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of their professional peers. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most-respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”